Category Archives: Evidences

Anabasis and Catabasis in the Old Testament and The Book of Mormon

Anabasis and Catabasis in the Old Testament and The Book of Mormon As I have studied Hebrew writing forms at a beginner level, I have found both styles known as anabasis and catabasis very interesting. The following is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Martin Harris’ Dying Testimony

Soon after his arrival in Utah Martin Harris located in Smithfield, and later in Clarkston, Cache county, where he died July 10, 1875, nearly ninety-three years old. A few hours before his death, when prostrated with great weakness. Bishop Simon … Continue reading

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Martin Harris’ Testimony of The Book of Mormon as given to William Pilkington

TESTIMONY OF MARTIN HARRIS RECORDED BY WILLIAM PILKINGTON Source: William Pilkington to Vern C. Poulter, 28 February 1930, BYU-A. Smithfield, February 28, 1930 My Dear Brother Poulter: I received your kind and welcome letter all right, and was more than … Continue reading

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Oliver Cowdery’s Dying Testimony

Oliver Cowdery’s last testimony Elder Phineas H. Young, who was present at his [Oliver Cowdery’s] death [at Richmond, Missouri, March 3, 1850] says, “His last moments were spent in bearing testimony of the truth of the Gospel revealed through Joseph … Continue reading

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The Declaration of The Three Witnesses to The Book of Mormon

Be it known unto all nations, kindreds, tongues, and people, unto whom this work shall come: That we, through the grace of God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, have seen the plates which contain this record, which is … Continue reading

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Emma Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

Emma Smith (Wife of Joseph Smith) The plates often lay on the table without any attempt at concealment, wrapped in a small linen tablecloth, which I had given him to fold them in. I once felt of the plates, as … Continue reading

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William Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

William Smith (Joseph Smith’s Brother) When the plates were brought in they were wrapped in a tow frock. My father then put them into a pillow case. Father said, “What, Joseph, can we not see them?” “No, I was disobedient … Continue reading

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